One merchandise on her to-do record: Buy her very first lottery ticket.
Imagine her shock when a scratch-off she paid $5 for ended up netting her a candy $25,000.
It was four days after her 18th birthday. While at work at a grocery retailer within the metropolis of Meriden, Stanley determined to attempt her luck.
She picked a Cash Cow on the spot scratch sport.
“Because I like cows and thought it was cute,” Stanley mentioned.
The highschool senior was shocked when she realized she had a successful ticket.
“My family is all super excited and happy for me, and they still can’t believe it!” she mentioned.
Jessica Herrera, the spokeswoman for Kansas Lottery, instructed Source it is “rare for any player to nab a top prize on the very first Lottery ticket they ever purchased.”
Stanley will attend Fort Hays State University within the fall the place she plans to review elementary college schooling.
“I hope this will help me graduate without debt,” she instructed the lottery.
She plans to spend the cash on faculty. But, she instructed Source, she additionally desires to do one thing enjoyable — like take her associates out to a pleasant dinner.